• WordToSelf.

    Dear Dawson, You probably wondering where we go from here. Looking over the span of this past year, tired you are slightly. It takes a tough spirit to turn troubled times into progress. I’ve literally seen you travel to places you never been before. Lessons learned, homes for comfort you built completely destroyed. There was…

  • ThisIsLife (Excerpt)

    Sometimes you need a voice in your ear, The way I stand as a man ain’t alone, How much of a man are you ? If you make it to the yacht, But everyone else around you drowning, Maybe I was raised different, I can’t call myself a man and allow my brothers to remain…

  • Word To Self.

  • 8/15

    Yesterday, I was. Today, I Am. Tomorrow, I will be. Set goals you can reach. Always.Push.Forward.

  • July 25th-Emmett Till

    Looked a white woman in the eyes, I should have died today, Spoke to her kept it as simple as “Hello”, Though I, Couldn’t help but think, I should have died today, As she turned away I looked once more, That’s old fashion,

  • The Message.

    They want you in fear, They kill black men to grab your attention, They take away your fathers and brothers, They find the root of your support system and kill it, They want you to fear giving birth, They destroy the minds of growing black men so they have nothing to offer, They tie your…

  • Sun Down.

    Sun down, The moment my life becomes a novelty, A beacon of hope starts to dawn on me, I could never tie myself to poverty, Lost pride, Then found the God in me, Young man learned when to let the father speak,

  • 7/3

    They call it the land of the free, Just to tell you nothing’s free, Tell you to chase your dreams, While you running for somebody else’s.

  • Just Another Nigga.

    Something I could never be, Born to leave a legacy, Though I’m born into hell it seem, This little light of mine I let it beam, Refuse to be another nigga the world already seen, Don’t need a screen to change the scene, Change your path alter expectations, Snakes hidden in the grasses waiting, See…

  • The Bottom

    “You’re never as low as you think”-Bas It takes time and true understanding to learn that we create our own idea of “the bottom”. It starts internally with the things we tie our hearts to that brings us joy. When they aren’t working in ways we believe we need them we begin to feel hopeless.…

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